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  • Different lists can help you pick a school

    Different lists can help you pick a school
    It's college application season, when those famous lists of college rankings really start to matter. But do they? Sure, the traditional lists can help you choose a strong academic program with national cachet. But what about all those 101 other things...
  • More scrutiny needed on for-profit colleges

    Finally, government regulators are getting the message about for-profit colleges. The message is simple: Taxpayers and students have gotten gouged too often, and for too long, with little to show in return. Now comes word that Corinthian Colleges, Inc.,...
  • New scholarship available for special needs students

    Educating and caring for a child with special needs puts an expensive burden on parents. A new state scholarship program that began taking applications on July 18 will provide an average of $10,000 to parents of Florida children with significant special...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Independent Day School Announces Recipient Of Wallace Scholarship

    The Independent Day School is delighted to announce that Ethan Ciak, an incoming sixth grader from Middletown, is the first recipient of the Dr. Edward and Elizabeth Wallace Scholarship. Dr. Edward Wallace, a retired Meriden pediatrician who died on July...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Three Plainville Students Awarded Scholarships by Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

    The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded 56 area students some $175,830 in 2014 scholarships, the highest total amount of scholarship dollars awarded by the Foundation in its 70-plus year history. Among the awardees were three...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac University School of Nursing awarded $652,000 grant to assist underrepresented students in DNP program

    The Quinnipiac University School of Nursing has been awarded a $652,000 grant that will be used to support underrepresented students in its doctor of nursing practice program. The Health Resources and Services Administration awarded Quinnipiac an Advanced...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Eleven Berlin Students Awarded Scholarships by Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

    The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded 56 area students some $175,830 in 2014 scholarships, the highest total amount of scholarship dollars awarded by the Foundation in its 70-plus year history. Among the awardees were 11 Berlin...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 23 New Britain Students Awarded Scholarships by Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

    The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded 56 area students some $175,830 in 2014 scholarships, the highest total amount of scholarship dollars awarded by the Foundation in its 70-plus year history. Among the awardees were 23 New...
  • Bright Futures promises, FCAT, fundraisers: Letters

    Bright Futures promises High-schoolers and parents should take note of Scott Maxwell's Wednesday column, "Bright Futures keep dimming for Florida students." Many parents will get sticker shock over the next several years when they see the ACT/SAT...
  • Programs help adults earn degrees in half the time

    After hitting a ceiling in career advancement at his job in wireless telecommunications, Mike Schaefer wanted to boost his opportunities and was interested in earning an MBA. But with a job that requires some heavy traveling and a family with young...
  • Italian Catholic Federation awards two college scholarships

    Italian Catholic Federation awards two college scholarships
    Two local high school graduates were awarded $400 college scholarships this year by the Italian Catholic Federation branch 374 at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church. Dante Orlandini, a graduate of St. Francis High School, and Katherine Altmayer of...